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synonyms for clay

  • brick
  • earth
  • mud
  • terra cotta
  • adobe
  • argil
  • bole
  • clunch
  • kaolin
  • loam
  • loess
  • marl
  • pottery
  • slip
  • till
  • argillaceous earth
  • china material
  • porcelain material
  • wacke
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When you melt the clay, you destroy the statue but you don’t destroy the clay from which the statue is formed.
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The Millennium engineers called for a clay covering to protect the embankment from erosion, as well as closely monitoring the project.
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The water was yellowish, thick, full of clay, stinking of oil and sewage.
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What’s new is breaking the clay down to a nanoparticle level and getting a liquid substance that can be easily sprayed onto land.
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He explains that the dinos had been walking on a surface of clay.
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The British had fired 143 cannon shot into the fort before the arrival of Gen. Clay.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Only the laborers on the plantations smoke small clay pipes.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
They use those with long, straight stems, and both their clay and porcelain pipes are of the finest form and finish.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Papier maché buttons came in with Henry Clay's patent in 1778.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
It is the custom in the English forts to make every Indian who comes to trade, a present of a clay pipe filled with tobacco.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
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WORDS RELATED TO CLAY

  • brick
  • clay
  • house
  • mudcap
  • tile
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